Gardening

Fall Plan Spring Plant And Containers.

Luckily (Or unluckily, depending on how you look at it) I didn’t plant a fall garden. This has given time to prepare and see what we can get in next spring. We already had a plan with a map done,…

Turley Gardening Group

OK. After thinking about it for a while, I am going to start a Turley Gardening Group. The main reason – we have many backyard gardeners that can benefit from this. I would like a group that can share ideas,…

Growing a variety.

One thing that I have noticed is the differance in Northern states compared to Southern states. Northern states has a wide variety of foods and the southern states are semi lacking. The North has certain fruits and vegetables they like,…

Gardening Pros and Cons

These are my PERSONAL feelings on different types of Gardening and the Pros and Cons. GMO’S: I want to get this one out of the way as it is the most widely targeted. I also must say I am completely…

Okra – The Demon spawn

I got a very rare and special Okra today. I am finding it on the web but only by individual growers. But first…. I was introduced to Okra in NY, though it is mainly a southern treat. My Aunt Lura…

Garlic Garlic Garlic

Got my German Red and Moroccan Creole planted today in raised beds. I am loving the hot and spicy Garlic that B.C. has been coming up with as of late. Tomorrow is my Korean Garlic (nice, hot and spicy), that…

Atlantic Giant Dud Pumpkin

Oh man! What a bust Pumpkins where this year. My Cucumbers didn’t fair any better either. It got hot and humid, then mold set in. My pumpkins would get so big, get mold, and within days rotted on the vine.…

OMG! OMG! OMG!

WooWho! Baker Creek is adding new stuff to there site! OMG! OMG! OMG! They may be “Out of Stock” right now, but they soon will be for sale! I am also sure they will be adding more stuff, so stay…

Why I Till

It irks me when I see people that say, “Don’t Till”. Most of these people either read some web page with an agenda, Heard it from someone that thinks they know what they are talking about, or they have severe…

Start of my Cool Crops

Well Shari and I are starting to get more stuff in besides beans and Cucumbers. Golden Acre Cabbage. This is supposed to be a small, fast producing head. Not really good for long term storage but tasty. We always plant…

Silence of the Lambs Quarters.

I actually learned what Lambsquarters was from Baker Creek. I also soon learned that it’s a plant from Hell. And not just the top part, the deepest darkest pit from Hell. See, you can eat the plant, and it tastes…

Container Gardening #2

John added some tips to my container gardening post, Well worth the tips!   Mike, A good post. I would only add the following: 1) After the initial planting, do not fertilize until the fruit sets; eg the flower pedals…